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CSSP would like to invite all Head Contractors with Queensland projects that fall under the Project Trust Account (PTA) requirements, to attend a free information seminar on 30th November 2023, from 8:30 am – 11 am (QLD Time).

At CSSP we have been very busy developing Cheops functionality and reports as prescribed in the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act and QBCC compliance.

At our upcoming seminar, we will be presenting the very latest Cheops version, including the QLD PTA module, to streamline your compliance. Guest speakers from the Department of Energy & Public Works will also be attending to answer any questions you may have.

Insights into QLD Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act & QBCC Compliance:
Stay compliant, avoid audit issues, and secure your building license.
Learn how we have developed Cheops to align with the BIF Act and QBCC regulations to ensure easy compliance for clients. Non-compliance could have an adverse effect on your QLD Building License.

Cheops QLD Project Trust Account (PTA) Module Demonstration:
Easily streamline your compliance processes, avoid issues and save valuable time.
Be among the first to view the latest Cheops updates, featuring the innovative QLD PTA module.

Expert Speakers:
Connect with, and gain valuable perspectives from, industry experts including:

  • Megan Johns, Director of Building Policy, Department of Energy and Public Works.
  • Peter Smith, Specialist Business Analyst, Department of Energy and Public Works
  • Marc Hemmett, Managing Director, CSSP
  • Penny Adriaansen, Specialist Cheops Consultant, CSSP

WHEN: 30th November 2023, 8:30 am – 11:00 am (QLD Time)
WHERE: The Pavillions, Allan Border Field, 1 Greg Chappell Street, Albion QLD 4010 (Off-street parking available). Find out more about the venue here.


  8.30 Check-in desk open
  9.00 Tea & coffee
  9.15 Welcome and Cheops update Marc Hemmett – CSSP MD
  9.30 Cheops QLD PTA module  presentation Penny Adriaansen – CSSP Consultant
 10.00 Tea & Coffee break
 10.15  QLD Dept of Energy & Public Works update Megan Johns, Peter Smith – DEPW
 10.30  Questions from the floor All presenters
 11.00   Close

Megan Johns
Director, Building Policy, Department of Energy and Public Works
Megan currently leads the policy and legislation team in the Department’s Building Policy division with responsibility for the BIF legislation, security of payment reforms and trust account implementation. She has extensive knowledge and understanding of the building industry trust account requirements from both a legal and practical ‘on the ground’ perspective having played a significant role in these reforms over many years since 2017.

Peter Smith
Specialist Business Analyst, Building Policy, Department of Energy and Public Works
Peter is a Senior Business Analyst specialising in the building industry trust account framework. Working at the QBCC for 2.5 years, Peter produced the project trust account tools for trustees. He’s currently engaged by the Department to lead the engagement and advice to software companies and to help support development of trust accounting solutions.

Marc Hemmett
CSSP Managing Director
As well as managing all CSSP staff, Marc heads up CSSP’s Steering Committee that provides direction for all product development, enhancements and innovation. ‘Compliance with the diverse state based SOPA legislation has been a challenge, but we believe Cheops is compliant across all states and territories including QLD’

Penny Adriaansen
Specialist Cheops Consultant
Penny has been instrumental in driving the changes to Cheops that CSSP believes make Cheops compliant with the QLD BIF Act. Penny has an intimate knowledge of the legislation and has worked closely with stakeholders to make Cheops best-in-class.

Register your attendance here before 21st November 2023.